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PMI PHL Suffixes

highlighted terms from page 108

-ac -al pertaining to ex: cardiac, neural
-algia pain ex: neuralgia
-cyte cell ex: erythrocyte
-ectomy excision, removal ex: appendectomy
-emia blood condition ex: anemia
-itis inflammation ex: tonsillitis
-logist specialist in the study of ex: cardiologist
-logy study of ex: histology
-lysis breakdown, destruction ex: hemolysis
oma/onc tumor ex: hepotoma
-pathy disease ex: cardiomyopathy
-penia deficiency ex: leukopenia
-rrhage burst forth/excessive flow ex: hemorrhage
-statsis stopping, controlling, standing ex: hemostasis
-tomy cutting, incision ex: phlebotomy
-megaly irregular enlargement
Created by: amccaw17



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